Engineers | Planners
Gale Associates, Inc. is a 100-person consulting firm of building enclosure experts, engineers, and architects specializing in the repair, renovation and adaptive reuse of existing buildings, sites and infrastructures.
“Gale truly acted in the best interest of the University at all times, which is much appreciated.”
– Michele Murphy, Senior Capital Project Manager, Harvard University
News and Events
This October, the Gale Team is hitting the road to share our knowledge through presenting and exhibiting at several fall conferences and trade shows. See below for our full itinerary. Eastern Region of APPA (ERAPPA) Conference in Manchester, NH (September...read more
It seems that every year major flooding and resultant damages are being discussed on the national news. Not only can severe flooding endanger life, but even moderate levels of flooding can lead to extensive damages and disruption of building infrastructure...read more
From Our Blog
Wire glass was widely utilized in buildings constructed in the late 1800s and early 1900s. At the time, it was considered to be the most innovative glazing product in terms of safety and aesthetics. Today, wire glass is often viewed as a historic feature...read more
Many airports are considering the differences between incandescent and Light Emitting Diode (LED) fixtures for runway and taxiway lighting. Each has its advantages and disadvantages.read more
Building Enclosure Commissioning
Gale’s goal is for our clients’ buildings to function as intended. In an era of high performance buildings, many fall short. For the past 50 years, Gale has evaluated many of these failures and can assist the owner in improving the design and construction of new buildings to avoid these problems.
“Gale’s knowledge, experience, and thoroughness contributed greatly to the success of this project.”
– Mike Bellamy, P.E., Atlantic Division Naval Facilities, Keflavic, Iceland
Building Enclosure Design and Consulting
Our Building Enclosure Group investigates, evaluates, designs repairs, and provides construction administration to all exterior building enclosure components including roofs, walls, windows/glazing, and waterproofing.
“We appreciate their professional approach and their in-depth knowledge of building construction…”
– Paula Carlaccini, University of Vermont
Athletic Facilities Planning and Design
Our Athletic Facilities Consulting Group offers public and private athletic facilities managers, and recreation directors comprehensive condition evaluations, program demand assessments, and master planning services.
“Gale Associates exceeded all of our expectations!”
– Joseph A. DiVito, Town of Watertown, Massachusetts
Our Civil Engineering Group provides comprehensive land planning and site engineering services for residential, institutional, and commercial clients.
“The quality of Gale’s work is superior; within contract price and on schedule; exceeded design expectations.”
– NASA Ames Research Center
Airport Engineering and Planning
Our Airport Engineering and Planning Group provides planning, permitting, design, and construction administration services to public and private aviation clients.
“The professionalism and expertise of Gale Associates was displayed in their final product…”
– Adam Gaudette, Planning and Community Development Director, Town of Northbridge, Massachusetts
Our Structural Engineering Group provides structural analysis, forensics and design of steel, concrete, masonry, and wood structures of varying types for both existing and new construction.